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Beef or Dairy?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Guernsey, Jersey, Holstein. Brangus, Charoloais, Herford. Here’s a truly cross-curricular resource that combines language arts, science, math, and visual arts activities as class members learn to distinguish between beef and dairy...
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The Fable of Franny And Her Fabulous Fainting Goat

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Mix the art of reading comprehension with the skill of telling time. Children in grades two and three will discuss the importance of goats throughout history based on the provided background information. They'll create cute goat clocks...
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This Little Pig

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders study basic information about swine. They write and identify vocabulary words relating to the subject. They write a recipe for "Pigs in a Blanket," using canned crescent rolls and small sausages. They trade recipes and...
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Bee Dance

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Everything a bee does serves a purpose. Learners in grades one through five explore the behaviors of bees through reading and dramatic puppet play. First children will create honey bee puppets, then they will discuss how bees dance to...
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A Field of Beans

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Beans, or legumes as they are sometimes called, are the topic for an integrated multi-subject lesson. Youngsters will read, write, observe, and research everything there is to know about beans. They read a bean story, conduct a bean...
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Plant Parts We Eat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
I bet the kids in your class will love to eat their vegetables after an engaging lesson about edible plants. They read information about vegetables and edible plants, sort vocabulary words, identify plant parts, measure and graph the...
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Prefix Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Young readers participate in a prefix game. They use laminated cards to recognize root words, prefixes, and antonyms. Everyone determines what happens to a word when a prefix is added.
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Lesson 3: Encyclopedias

For Teachers 2nd Standards
After being introduced to non-fiction texts, second graders meet a different type of non-fiction text that can help them locate factual information. They discuss and examine all of the features found in typical encyclopedias such as,...
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Causes

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What makes someone cry? Little learners read the story,  Why Do You Cry?: Not a Sob Story by Kate Klise to discover a bit about crying and a bit about cause and effect. They'll fill out a cause and effect chart while they discuss and...
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Lesson 2: Distinguish Fact from Opinion in Books

For Teachers 2nd Standards
An important part of reading informational text is being able to discern fact from opinion. The class reads chapter one from the book, Penguins by Lynn M. Stone. They analyze specific sections of the text to determine if what is being...
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Sorting in More than One Way

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Sorting, categorizing, and classifying are skills learners must master for many different reasons. The class will work in small groups to list, classify, and sort a stack of familiar books. The neat part about the lesson is that the...
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Lesson 1: Figurative Language

For Teachers 2nd Standards
The story Once in a Blue Moon by Nicola Morgan is full of figurative language. Second graders choose one idiom from the story and create an illustration of its meaning. Handouts and structured vocabulary practice is included with the...
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Glossary

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Show your class how they can use a glossary to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word. A book about the great emperor penguin is used to hone in on vocabulary development through the use of context clues and the glossary found at...
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Pancakes, Please

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate pancakes in a variety of different ways. Start off by reading about their history and move on to scientific analysis of how leaveners work. Class members will have the chance to make and eat pancakes, research pancakes, and...
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Agriculture in Motion

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Youngsters learn about simple machines that could be used on a farm.  They learn about agricluture, listen to a farmer speak, compare and contrast different farm machines, and then design their own. Note that although the publisher...
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Homophones Worksheet 2

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
In this homophone learning exercise, learners read each sentence and complete the sentences by writing the correct homophone on the line. Students choose from: soar/sore, hole/whole, peace/piece, cymbals/symbols, beach/beech,...
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Dinosaur Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What is more interesting than a dinosaur; three dinosaurs! Second graders hone their reading comprehension skills by learning about the T-Rex, Pachycephalosaurus, and diplodocus. They read three short paragraphs and answer three...
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Bread in a Bag

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
This lesson focuses on making bread, but also spends some time on the origins of wheat. In order to make the bread, each class member receives a kit full of the materials they will need. Included here is a detailed list of instructions...
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Little Red Hen

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Pupils listen to a teacher reading of The Little Red Hen, identify the story elements and sequence them. They talk about different jobs associated with providing food and act out a play based on the story. Be aware that although several...
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My Rotten Red-Headed Brother

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Students discuss family relationships after reading Patricia Polacco's book, My Rotten Red-Headed Brother.
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They Sound the Same

For Students 2nd Standards
In this homophones worksheet, 2nd graders use the homophones from the word box to complete each sentences. Students complete 6 sentences.
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Truth or Hogwash

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore the history of domesticated pigs and their important byproducts. After discussing the use of pigs, class members create game boards describing the animals. While playing the game, they determine if the answers are true or...